The Easts Tigers are currently set to retain all of their 2015 squad and in an added bonus, have also signed a number of young faces to their 2016 squad.

While Scott Sipple is new to the head coaching role in 2016, he has been a key part of the Tigers staff for the past few seasons and will be looking forward to the challenges the new role will bring.

As well as signing many graduates from the Under 20 NYC competition, the Coorparoo-based club will also welcome the return of former Intrust Cup players Luke Lavelle, Liufau Hala and Jacob Paul.

Gains:

Daniel Foster (Penrith), Guy Hamilton (Canterbury Bankstown NYC), Sam Gee (Brisbane Broncos NYC), Shane Gillham (Gold Coast Titans NYC), Billie Kitt (Melbourne Storm NYC), Luke Lavelle, Liufau Hala, Jacob Paul

Losses:

No reported losses

Where they finished in 2015: 5th (eliminated Week 2 of the finals)

2016 coach: Scott Sipple (replacing Craig Ingebrigtsen)

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